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Developed by the Police Boxing Association, The Boxing Leader course is the England Boxing accredited non-contact Olympic-style boxing programme, delivered over one day and is the recommended first step onto the pathway to becoming a boxing coach.

Boxing Leaders are trained to deliver non-contact Olympic-style boxing. The one-day Leader course delivers all of the basics of coaching a session, and coaches do not require any previous boxing experience.

Who is the course for?

The course is ideal for:

  • Coaches (new and experienced)
  • Teachers
  • Teaching assistants
  • Students
  • Volunteers
  • Individuals that work in /with the community
  • Activators

What’s the value of this course?

Once registered with England Boxing through the Police Boxing Association, you will be able to carry out duties as a Boxing Leader. Registration with England Boxing is built into the cost of the Boxing Leader course and you will be supported to complete this process after you have been certified.

Once registered, you will be fully insured by England Boxing in the sum of £5m whilst participating as a Boxing Leader in the capacity of a volunteer.                                          

Successful learners are able to deliver the Contender Am-Box programme. In order to this you must be a level 2 coach (in any sport) or a school teacher (the content can be delivered as a curricular or non-curricular activity). If you do not meet this requirement, any delivery of the Contender Am-Box programme must be carried out under the supervision of a Level 2 coach or school-teacher.

Format / duration

The course lasts 6 hours and is 100% practical.

What facilities do I need to deliver a workshop?

A practical space such as a sports hall, gym or community centre.

How many learners do I need to run a workshop?

There needs to be a minimum of 12 learners. The maximum number of learners is 20. Where you are failing to meet the minimum number, we can advertise places externally if required.

What are the fees for hosting a workshop?

The cost per person is £95. We are able to offer a free place in return for facility hire.

How can I organise a workshop?

We work in partnership with The Police Community Clubs of Great Britain to coordinate the Boxing Leader course. If you would like to explore the possibility of hosting a course, please complete the registration of interest form below. We will be in touch with you within 2 business days. For specific questions, please contact us via phone 0121 455 8270 or via email.

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